Kulina, Kulīna: 17 definitions

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Kulina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kulīna : (adj.) having a recognised clan.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kulīna, =prec. in abhijāta-kula-kulīna descendant of a recognized clan Miln. 359 (of a king); uccā° of noble birth, in uccākulīnatā descent from a high family S. I, 87; M. III, 37; VvA. 32; nīca° of mean birth Sn. 462. (Page 223)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kulīna (कुलीन).—a (S) Wellborn, of high or eminent descent.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kulīna (कुलीन).—a Well-born, of high descent.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन).—a. [kule jātaḥ kha]

1) Of high descent, of a good family, well-born; दिव्ययोषितमिवाकुलीनाम् (divyayoṣitamivākulīnām) K.11; न वै सोम्यास्मत्कुलीनः (na vai somyāsmatkulīnaḥ) Ch. Up.6.1.1.

-naḥ A horse of good breed.

2) A worshipper of Śakti according to the lefthand ritual.

3) A Brāhmaṇa of the highest class in Bengal.

-nam A disease of the nails, Bhāgavata 7.6.12.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kulina (कुलिन).—[, misprint or corruption for Sanskrit kulīna, adj.: Gaṇḍavyūha 526.16 (prose) (sarvajāter adoṣaḥ…) prajāyāṃ kulino (read °īno) bhavati.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Well-born, of high or eminent descent, of a good family. m.

(-naḥ) 1. A horse of a good breed. 2. A Brahman of one of the twenty-two Rarhiya divisions of the five principal tribes, as established by Balal Sen kind of Bengal. 3. A worshipper of Sakti, according to the left hand ritual: see kaulīna. E. kula a family, and kha aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन).—i. e. kula + īna, adj., f. . 1. Being of a good family, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 210. 2. Of noble breed, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 12, 31. 3. Latter part of a comp. adj. Belonging to a race or family of; the aff. īna belongs to the whole comp., e. g. tad-, adj. Belonging to the same (i. e. his) race, Chr. 25, 53. mahārāja-, adj., f. , Belonging to a race of great kings, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 88, 3. a-, adj. Sprung from a low family, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 404. duṣkulīna, i. e. dus-kula + īna, adj. Sprung from a low family, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 23, 15. satkulīna, i. e. sant-kula + īna (vb. as), adj. Well born, nobly descended.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन).—[adjective] of noble race or mind; belonging to the family of, related to (—°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kulīna (कुलीन):—[from kula] a mf(ā[Pāṇini 4-1, 139])n. belonging to the family of (in [compound]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of high or eminent descent, well-born, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] of good breed (as horses or elephants), [Rāmāyaṇa v, 12, 31]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a horse of good breed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] a Brāhman of the highest class in Bengāl (id est. a member of one of the eight principal families of the Vārendra division or of one of the six chief families of the Rāḍha or Rāṛh division as classified by Balāl Sen, Rāja of Bengāl, in the twelfth century; common names of the latter families are Mukharjea, Banarjea, Chatarjea, etc.)

6) [v.s. ...] a worshipper of Śakti [according to] to the left-hand ritual, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) Kulīnā (कुलीना):—[from kulīna > kula] f. a variety of the Āryā metre

8) Kulīna (कुलीन):—[from kula] n. a disease of the nails, [Suśruta]

9) b etc. See kula.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A brāhman of high caste; a horse of good breed. A worshipper of Shakti. a. Well born, of good family.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kulīna (कुलीन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kulīṇa.

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Kulina in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kulīna (कुलीन) [Also spelled kulin]:—(a) belonging to higher castes, aristocratic, noble, of noble descent; —[taṃtra] (caste) aristocracy; ~[] nobility, noble descent, caste aristocracy.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Kulīṇa (कुलीण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kulīna.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kulīna (ಕುಲೀನ):—

1) [adjective] of, born in, coming from to a noble family.

2) [adjective] of or related to a family.

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Kulīna (ಕುಲೀನ):—[noun] a man of high birth.

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Kuḷīna (ಕುಳೀನ):—

1) [adjective] of, born in or coming from a noble family.

2) [adjective] of or related to a family.

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Kuḷīna (ಕುಳೀನ):—[noun] a man of high birth.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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